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Edward Downes, one of 254 convicts transported on the Sir Robert Peel, 06 September 1844
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||12th November, 1845
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 91, Class and Piece Number HO11/14, Page Number 183 (93)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Leonie Dolley on 13th May, 2013 wrote:
Edward was transported for stealing a saucepan. He was accidentally killed by the falling of a tree at the Deloraine Probation Station 12\11\1845.
Convict Changes History
Leonie Dolley on 13th May, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1824, date of death 1845, gender, occupation, crime
Iris Dunne on 30th April, 2018 made the following changes:
date of death: 12th November, 1845 (prev. 1845)